The hit podcast, Dr. Death, tells the true, Dallas story about a charming surgeon, 33 patients and a spineless system. It was reported and hosted by Laura Beil. She will be in conversation with NY Times best-selling author, Michael J. Mooney.
Laura Beil has more than 20 years of experience in health and science writing. In 2014, she received the top medical journalism award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors. She began my career in newspapers, and was the longtime medical reporter for the Dallas Morning News. In 2006, she left the world of daily journalism to write mostly for magazines. She is a contributor at Men’s Health, and a correspondent for Science News magazine. While she specialize in matters of health and science, she has also written about gun-toting liberals for D Magazine, and was the writer-reporter of the “Thugs” episode for the NPR series This American Life. She grew up in the piney woods of East Texas, but now live outside Dallas.
Michael J. Mooney
Michael J. Mooney is a New York Times best-selling author. He writes for ESPN the Magazine, GQ, Outside, Texas Monthly, Garden & Gun, and Popular Mechanics. His stories have appeared in multiple editions of The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Crime Reporting. He's also the co-director of the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. He lives in Oak Cliff with his wife, Tara.
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